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know, we have a crisis in education in this country. and, you know, by most measures and some different coordination when you look at where the united states is, you know, whether it's early childhood education or math scores for high school students, we're often not even in the top 50 any more where we used to be at the top. i think it's important to have, you know, material for young kids to be interested in, and, you know, my experience has been that kids are interested in astronauts and space and they are also interested in animals. so i put the two there together and hopefully they will be interested in this book. >> hopefully they will want to be astronauts one day like my son who is in the building today. i thought it was the most incredible moments at the democratic convention when your wife gabrielle giffords led the pledge of allegiance. it brought some people to tears. >> i was in back stage trying to watch with a lot of other people. i didn't get the full experience. it was a great moment for the people not only watching on tv but those in the stadium, but it was, you know,
public television is that it brings educational programs to communities that would not have them. it's one of the best investments we ever made in the country. >> bill: $16 trillion and we got to pay for bill moyer. let him compete on his own. you want educational programs, watch your program! spring for the cable, all right. let him compete on his own! come on. >> bill o'reilly is identified $130 million from npr because npr should be able to compete on its own. >> bill: correct. >> bill: to be clear, national public radio, npr, is part, just part of the public broadcasting umbrella in which again it's receiving close to $450 million this year alone. assisting governor romney's weak points, president obama apparently thinks he has an opportunity with this controversy. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. elmo has been seen in a white suburban, he's driving for the border. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> bill: two things. the might suburban reference is to o. j. simpson and a wall s
they nest. >> pbs reacted staying as a stated supporter of education, governor romney should be champion of public broadcasting. the sesame workshop has had enough of the political back and forth. today calling itself nonpartisan and issuing this statement. "we have approved no campaign ads and is as the general practice requested that the ad be taken down." obama campaign says it is considering that request but insist the topic is fair game. >> somebody is cracking down on big bird. he is going to bring down the hammer on "sesame street." it makes perfect sense. you want me to save big bird? >> obama traveling press secretary told reporters today, "there has been a strong grassroots outcry over the attacks on big bird." this is something that mothers across the country are alarmed about. >> these are tough times. with real serious issues. so you have to scratch your head when the president sends the last week talking about saving big bird. >> in 2010, sesame workshop received more than $1 million in stimulus money. according to the federal government created roughly 1.5 jobs as a result
condition. she's known for her anti-taliban writings advocating educational opportunities for girls. >>> massive protests in the streets of athens, greece, today. about 25,000 demonstrators not rolling out the welcome mat for the german chancellor, angela merkel, who is meeting with her greek counterpart. critics see her as the enforcer of austerity measures that have greece battling massive unemployment and other financial hardships. >>> british police have charged a polish man with defacing a valuable painting by a famed artist mark rothko in london. the man tarred the artwork with black paint sunday afternoon. >>> thank you, our chief correspondent dr. sanjay gupta has uncovered shocking new details about the compounding pharmacy that the company that made those tainted steroid injections linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. what sanjay found outside the facility when he went to massachusetts looking for answers. we're keeping them honest next. p a charge card account with us. p >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogu
, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> here's "the play of the day." >> transacting business here on the couch. >> i want to get a commission. >> take a look at this. a high school cheerleader flipping her way into the guinness book. 16-year-old miranda ferguson from texas. she did it last year. 32 hand springs in a row. >> wow. >> no way. >> oh, yeah. could she get to 32? yeah, she can get to 32. oh, yeah, she can. 35. >> wow. >> 35 hand springs. >> later in the show, josh is going to try. >> i'm coming for you, guinness book. >>> coming up, i hear rob lowe is here to take over times square. he's our guest co-host today. and he brought a little friend. >> oh, look at that. >> i can't wait. >> we have penguins. >> that's a cute penguin. and we're filling. [ female announcer ] think a thick cream is the only way to firm skin? challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lif
the middle class, looking to support education, not wanting to see the health care cuts that are in the romney/ryan plan, those policies supporting women are much more popular than mitt romney's policies, and i think that the obama team is going to kind of double down on that over the next few weeks. >> let's talk about a piece on you gave president obama some tips on how to win the first debate. >> right. >> writing in part, this is a great little read. you wrote my final piece of advice is most simple. stay nice. no, you're likable enough comments. no jokes about dogs on top of the car, >> reporter: marking about how rich romney is, no patronizing lecturing when he has his facts wrong. just stay nice. but looking back, i mean, you say he didn't do so badly but by all accounts the president remained calm, maybe too calm for some of his supporters, didn't engage in the attacks, didn't use the bain capital, didn't use the 47% attacks, and -- and the overwhelming consensus, of course, was that romney won. what's your advice for him for the next debate? do you stil
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